COMMENT ON “CRIME PREVENTION THROUGH ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN”

Thanks for your post on ‘Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design’, Sydney – the aspect I found particularly thought provoking was the question you posed on whether the achievement of increased safety and protection is worth the potential discomfort that comes with constant surveillance. When doing some reading on gated communities in South Africa, I was…
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Archi_Tech/Tonic

Modernity has rapidly transformed our culture to one that is obsessive over consumption and technology. In this process, society has distorted how we see and use the urban realm. It was in the first lecture of the series, ‘Principles of Urban Design’ by Professor Tim Townsend, which led me to want to discuss the impact…
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